Topic: Technology

Cummins Diversifies, Poises for Future

August 28, 2017Rather than follow a “one-size-fits-all” approach to meet trucking powertrain needs, Cummins is betting on a much wider array of solutions.

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PACCAR Unveils Automated Transmission

August 22, 2017New offering completes integrated powertrain for Peterbilt, Kenworth trucks.

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Renewable Propane as a Sustainable Fuel Solution in California

August 22, 2017Renewable propane can be a key to help California develop a sustainable economy, where we recover clean energy by reusing materials regarded as waste.

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Truck Fuel Calculator Covers Alt-Fuel Cost Comparisons for Fleets

August 16, 2017ACT Research’s Truck Fuel Calculator now covers operating cost comparisons between diesel, natural gas, hydrogen fuel cell and electric.

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The Pace of Technological Change is Accelerating in Trucking

August 14, 2017TMW Systems, PeopleNet executives explain that more expansive strategic thinking will be required by trucking executives now.

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Cummins, Zonar Forge Telematics Connection

August 8, 2017Telematics partnership aims to reduce downtime and maintenance costs due to truck engine fault codes.

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Heavier Use of Robotics by Transportation Expected Soon

August 7, 2017Yet use of drones, autonomous vehicles, and even artificial intelligence will be uneven, survey finds.

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Bosch Putting Brains Behind Autonomous Driving

July 31, 2017Bosch intends to create a brain for autonomous vehicles capable of collecting and processing information faster than the human brain.

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Sleek Fleet Seeks to Create National Owner-Operator Network

July 27, 2017The firm said its new freight “marketplace” aims to more broadly connect independent truckers with shippers.

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C.H. Robinson, ONE20 Sign ELD Agreement

July 24, 2017Third party logistics firm will promote ONE20’s ELD package to those of its contracted motor carriers operating 10 or fewer trucks.

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Trucking Firms Shouldn’t Ignore Current Fuel Efficiency Technology

July 20, 2017We shouldn’t lose sight of the freight hauling efficiency technology that is available today.


New Products Unveiled at STN EXPO Trade Show

July 11, 2017A list of new products that will be seen on the STN EXPO Trade Show floor on Monday night.

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Nissan Fortifying Autonomous-Driving Position

June 22, 2017Nissan product planning chief Phillipe Klein says the automaker will be ready to match technologies to the value consumers place on them.

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Daimler Trucks Director Sees Hurdles Along Road to Autonomous Vehicles

June 15, 2017An interview with Derek Rotz, director of advanced engineering for Daimler Trucks North America.


Omnitracs Launches Roadnet Anywhere v4.5

June 14, 2017This latest software update incorporates advanced vehicle overview features, the company says.

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GM Calls New Batch of Self-Driving EVs Industry First

June 13, 2017The latest-generation autonomous Chevy Bolt EV began rolling off the line January with GM’s newest self-driving technology.

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